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Child victims of peacekeeper sex abuse say UN never helped them

Sylvain Leichti/UN   By Code Blue Shocking new revelations about what happened to little boys sexually abused in the Central African Republic by peacekeepers, three years ago, were revealed in a Code Blue Campaign press conference.

South Sudan refugees pass 1.5 million

B. Gezahegne   By Male Daniel The United Nation High Commission for Refugees stated that South Sudan has become Africa’s largest refugee crisis “With no solution in sight, refugee numbers from South Sudan crossing the 1.5 million mark.”

Ugandan President calls on African leaders to end LRA rebels’ reign in CAR

EPA photo   By Gloria Nakiyimba Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni wants regional leaders to allow military commands to jointly work out a plan to flush out remnants of the Lord’s Resistance Army-LRA and put an end to the suffering of the civilian population in Central African Republic.

CAR: Urgent need to rebuild justice system as war crime suspects ‘roam free’

Emmanuel Braun/Reuters   By Amnesty International   ‘This is impunity on a staggering scale, and it is undermining efforts to rebuild CAR and create a sustainable peace,’ Illaria Allegrozzi.   The vast majority of the suspected war criminals in the Central African Republic are roaming free and in some cases living side by side with […]

Africa political opposition groups in limbo

Dai Kurokawa   By Joe Khamisi  The role of the opposition in democracies all over the world is to question the government of the day and to hold it accountable. Thus, opposition parties require space, freedom, and opportunities to allow them time to prepare alternative programmes in readiness for the day they would take over.

Shocking new reports of peacekeeper sexual abuse in the Central African Republic

c. Stefano Rellandini Via Code Blue Sources have informed AIDS-Free World’s Code Blue campaign that the following information, based on newly received allegations of sexual abuse committed as recently as this week and as far back as 2013, is in the hands of the UN’s senior leadership:

New Central African President Touadéra meets with Kabila in DRC

By Darell Maurice Congolese President Joseph Kabila held discussions with his Central African counterpart, Faustin-Archange Touadéra on his vision for the Central African crisis to enable it to cope with the problems in his country, during a meeting earlier this week at the Palace of the Nation in Kinshasa.

MONUSCO: 15 years in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

  By Sylvain Muyali On 30th November 2014, the United Nations peacekeeping mission reached its fifteenth anniversary in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.